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Jul 23, 2007, 02:18 PM
 
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Very basic info so far, I basically said it in the title!

Matt Damon was talked about to be Kirk (its a prequel to TOS), but apparently they want someone in their early 20's to be Kirky boy.
     
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Jul 23, 2007, 02:34 PM
 
Beat me to it. Again.

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Don't feel bad, I have broadbrain internet.
     
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Jul 23, 2007, 02:40 PM
 
No, you refresh like a madman.

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Jul 23, 2007, 02:42 PM
 
I searched, I saw nothing about a ST thread in one page going back to November 06. Now if I had found that thread, and posted on it, I wonder who would be going on about zombie threads??? Mods usually say don't dig up threads over 6 months old, but its ok to link to a YEAR OLD THREAD!?

Anyway, if I could think of all the people who could play Kirk, none of them would be JT.

Edit: I thought of a great role for Mr Timbo, somebody get him a red shirt.
     
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Jul 23, 2007, 02:44 PM
 
Originally Posted by starman View Post
No, you refresh like a madman.
Jealousy is so unbecoming.

Originally Posted by ajprice View Post
I searched, I saw nothing about a ST thread in one page going back to November 06. Now if I had found that thread, and posted on it, I wonder who would be going on about zombie threads??? Mods usually say don't dig up threads over 6 months old, but its ok to link to a YEAR OLD THREAD!?
Why wouldn't it be ok to link to it? I'm not telling anyone to post in it...
     
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Jul 23, 2007, 03:14 PM
 
Oh and I was kidding about the JT pic.

I honestly can't think of anyone. Cept maybe Brandon Davis.
     
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Jul 23, 2007, 03:17 PM
 
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Rough day?
     
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Jul 23, 2007, 03:52 PM
 
They aren't re-inventing it like they should so it will probably suck for everyone except the hardcore trekies.
     
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Jul 23, 2007, 03:55 PM
 
I want a really, really dark Star Trek movie again, like First Contact. Except perhaps a bit darker.

Either that or BRING ON THE TRIBBLES!
     
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Rough day?
Poor reading comprehension?

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Jul 23, 2007, 04:36 PM
 
Originally Posted by analogue SPRINKLES View Post
They aren't re-inventing it like they should so it will probably suck for everyone except the hardcore trekies.
It's way too early to say, but I'd wager that it's not going to be 100% what a Trekkie would expect. Abrams has stated that he respects the "canon", so to speak, but is no Trekkie himself. Someone who's not a dedicated fan is more likely to add to the history, or even change it a bit. He also has mentioned that the last few movies were, in his words, "disconnected" from what he believes to be the core of the franchise.

I'm no Trekkie, but I welcome the idea of someone other than Berman taking on the story. And if it does suck, it will be just like 90% of the other movies in theaters today.
     
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Jul 23, 2007, 05:46 PM
 
There has only been one good Star Trek movie. Namely Star Trek the Motion Picture. Ingenius plot, nice twist and an epic feel to it.

After that all we got were feature film length episodes. What a shame.

I'm hoping for something epic from JJ Abrams.

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Jul 23, 2007, 05:52 PM
 
Originally Posted by voodoo View Post
There has only been one good Star Trek movie. Namely Star Trek the Motion Picture. Ingenius plot, nice twist and an epic feel to it.

After that all we got were feature film length episodes. What a shame.
This is ironic because TMP is a feature length film episode. It was based on a pilot screenplay for a second Star Trek television series. This is somewhat noticeable in the numerous points of film lacking in dialogue and filmed with film score and very little action.
     
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Jul 23, 2007, 06:00 PM
 
Originally Posted by Dakarʒ View Post
This is ironic because TMP is a feature length film episode. It was based on a pilot screenplay for a second Star Trek television series. This is somewhat noticeable in the numerous points of film lacking in dialogue and filmed with film score and very little action.
The irony is killing me.

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Jul 23, 2007, 06:03 PM
 
I'm glad.
     
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Originally Posted by Dakarʒ View Post
I'm glad.
One day, perhaps, you will acquire the mental maturity to recognize sarcasm when it is slapped in your face. Perhaps.

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Jul 23, 2007, 06:19 PM
 
Originally Posted by voodoo View Post
One day, perhaps, you will acquire the mental maturity to recognize sarcasm when it is slapped in your face. Perhaps.

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As may you...
     
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Originally Posted by voodoo View Post
One day, perhaps, you will acquire the mental maturity to recognize sarcasm when it is slapped in your face. Perhaps.

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You talking to yourself? Because that's exactly what my reply was. Sarcasm.
     
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Originally Posted by nonhuman View Post
As may you...
You are talking to the master wielder of sarcasm and irony.

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Originally Posted by voodoo View Post
You are talking to the master wielder of sarcasm and irony.

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Funny, I thought I was talking to the master of b i t c h, if your attitude in this thread is any indication.

Close your trap and stop derailing the thread with your inane comments.
     
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Jul 23, 2007, 07:55 PM
 
you guys are fighting in a thread about star trek.
     
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Funny, I thought I was talking to the master of b i t c h, if your attitude in this thread is any indication.

Close your trap and stop derailing the thread with your inane comments.
This is your first encounter with voodoo? Well, you have no more need to read more of his posts as you have summed him up quite nicely.

Cold Warrior, meet voodoo. voodoo, meet Cold Warrior.
     
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you guys are fighting in a thread about star trek.
Get off your high horse. You just posted in a Star Trek thread. Consider yourself tainted.
     
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Originally Posted by Demonhood View Post
you guys are fighting in a thread about star trek.
It's the glue that holds the internet together.
     
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Originally Posted by Demonhood View Post
you guys are fighting in a thread about star trek.
I feel secure in the fact that I'm not wearing a red shirt.
     
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yes, but a forum title can easily be changed.
"Red shirted ensign" ?
     
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I don't even own a red shirt.

Well, one, but it is striped.
     
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Jul 24, 2007, 01:22 AM
 
Here's what I think:

They can't screw it up anymore than it has been already.

Frickin' Enterprise. If it's a prequel, then how come it plays out just like every other ST series. Come on, dimwits, break from the formula, would ya?!?

Can't they just leave the past alone? They ruined Star Wars with prequels. They've screwed up Star Trek in series after series. They vastly improved Battlestar Galactica beyond anything anyone could've imagined possible...

Oh wait, bad example.
     
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Jul 24, 2007, 01:43 AM
 
LOL .... sorry fellas, I keep forgetting where I am. Let me shorten this post to
Star Trek will be released for Dec. 26, 2008.

Better?

Short as I can humanly make it.

Have a good one!
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That's officially the longest post I've ever seen on any forum anywhere. Go Internets!
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Oh dear god, I doubt anyone reads that.
     
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Even I didn't bother.
     
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Originally Posted by Demonhood View Post
yes, but a forum title can easily be changed.
"Red shirted ensign" ?
That would just kill us all!
     
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Originally Posted by voodoo View Post
One day, perhaps, you will acquire the mental maturity to recognize sarcasm when it is slapped in your face. Perhaps.
Ah the irony (nothing about you voodoo.) lawlz

TO be honest ANY type of sarcasm, unless made very obvious, on the net is bad netiquette.

So you both are wrong.
     
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Originally Posted by Kevin View Post
Ah the irony (nothing about you voodoo.) lawlz

TO be honest ANY type of sarcasm, unless made very obvious, on the net is bad netiquette.

So you both are wrong.
I would suggest that it is, in fact, the internet that is wrong, not sarcasm.
     
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Originally Posted by Kevin View Post
So you both are wrong.


BTW, I love that you added that last part to the original post.
     
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Of all the threads I have encountered in my journeys, this one was the most...HUMAN!
     
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I think he may have had an indecipherable gargle in there.
     
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Jul 27, 2007, 12:48 AM
 
I'm surprised no one has posted this yet...

It was announced today that Zachary Quinto (Sylar from Heroes) will be playing Spock in the new movie. But the bigger news is that Leonard Nimoy will also be playing Spock.

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Originally Posted by Art Vandelay View Post
I'm surprised no one has posted this yet...

It was announced today that Zachary Quinto (Sylar from Heroes) will be playing Spock in the new movie. But the bigger news is that Leonard Nimoy will also be playing Spock.

I think he'll make a good Spock. Should be interesting.
     
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Nov 12, 2007, 01:29 PM
 
I actually had some hope for the next star trek movie hoping it would be something new and exciting.

Well that is until I read this:
TrekToday - New Plot Details Leak Out
Oh goodie! Time travel! That is so un-star trek and fresh.

Not like we didn't see Time travel in Star Trek 4,7,8 and in 30% of episodes from every series.
Well at least this time at least the cast will be younger and better looking.
     
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All I gotta say is the GoF better sound really close to the old one.
     
 
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